Weird! A private jet registered to Ogden-based Bank of Utah has been spotted in the VIP section of an airport in Iran [Tribune]. Iranian officials say the plane has been chartered by the Ghanaian government [Tribune].
A study says Utah’s rate of urban-sprawl is the second-fastest in the nation [Tribune].
Salt Lake’s inversion problem could hurt tourism and business development [Deseret News].
On this day in history:
1789 – John Adams was sworn in as the first vice president of the United States.
1836 – Texans, led by Sam Houston, defeated the Mexicans in the battle of San Jacinto, paving the way for Texas’ independence.
1910 – Author Mark Twain died at age 74.
1918 – Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the “Red Baron,” was killed in action during World War I.
1977 – The musical “Annie” opened on Broadway.
1980 – Rosie Ruiz was disqualified as winner of the Boston Marathon after it was discovered she jumped into the race about a mile from the finish.
1995 – Timothy McVeigh was arrested in connection with the Oklahoma City bombing.